4-H Camp Cloverleaf’s environmental education curriculum is focused on the camp’s local ecosystems, which include scrub habitats, oak hammocks, cypress swamps, and lakes. Our curriculum allows for students to engage in experiential learning in an outdoor setting, here at Camp Cloverleaf. All programs align with state and national science and education standards, allowing youth to learn in an informal environment. Students will learn about various environmental and outdoor based topics, based upon each visiting group’s goals and objectives. Please learn more about the programs we currently offer and check back often to see new programs currently being developed!
Learn about the reptiles and amphibians of South Florida and why they are so important to our native ecosystems. Have fun visiting with and touching some of our live animal ambassadors during this very interactive class!
Water Quality Assessment
Wetlands are an essential part of Florida's native ecosystems, and their health is critical for scientists to assess. Measure physical and chemical properties of Lake Francis, either at camp or in your classroom, to gather data about the health of the lake.
Get out in the sun with our narrated kayak tours around the beautiful Lake Francis. Learn about the local lake ecosystem while watching for birds, alligators, and other wildlife. *This class must be taught on-site at Camp Cloverleaf.
What organisms call Lake Francis home, and what adaptations do they have to survive? Collect and investigate invertebrate and plankton samples to learn what organisms live in this freshwater ecosystem. *This class must be taken on-site at Camp Cloverleaf.
Challenge Your Team
Effective teamwork is sometimes easier said than done, but it is such an important skill. Teams will be challenged in field games and low ropes elements and will be required to work together to accomplish various goals. While challenges may be difficult, groups are encouraged to work together and have some fun while doing so.
Booking and Program Info
How to Book
Camp Cloverleaf Environmental Education classes are offered to any group interested in learning more about the local ecosystem at camp! While we welcome adult groups, our curricula primarily serve youth in grades K-12, as we work primarily with homeschool coops/organizations and public and private schools. We offer on-site programming for just a day or overnight programs as well. If traveling to camp isn’t an option, we also offer outreach programs that are typically 45-minutes long but can be tailored to your group’s time constraints.
If you’d like to book a program, please follow this link to submit an initial booking request: BOOK HERE. If you’d like to discuss program options or have questions about environmental education programs, please contact Mason Mullen, 4-H Camp Cloverleaf Assistant Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (863)465-4884.
Are you a parent wanting to provide your child with an Environmental Education experience? We also offer Environmental Education programs throughout our weekly summer camp sessions! More information can be found HERE for specific weeks of camp and their themes.
Program Options and Prices
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Survey and Evaluation
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